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. >>> for the first time police are publicly naming a person of interest in the disappearance of kevin collins. dan therrien / jackson died in 2008. he had a history of kidnapping years before kevin collins disappeared and he fits the description of the man last seen talking to kevin collins. >> when we heard his background, i just got chills. in a way he has gotten away with murder. he never had to face a court of law with almost everything he did apparently but he faced a higher court. >> this is the same man we talked about yesterday and investigators recently developed new leads in the kevin collins case prompting a search of jackson / dan therrien's old home. now police are turning to new leads in the kevin colors case. stay with us for the kevin collins case, we will bring you new developments on air and on line. >>> chuck reid is expected to begin a yearlong campaign to raise the city's sales tax. he will deliver his state of the city address and his address will focus on crime and the economy. he will most likely ask voters to pass a tax hike next year which is the latest will it show up on
in the disappearance of kevin collins case. he was known as dan but used at least four other names. he had a history of kidnapping in the years before kevin collins disappeared and he fits the description of the man last seen talking to the little boy. >> he lived not far from where the abduction happened. he had a dog similar to what dog suspect's seemed to have. they searched the home and it appeared to to be animal bones. >>> police announced that conway's death is a homicide and they still will not say how she died. she was found in the park a day after she was reported missing. a community vigil is to begin tonight. >>> hundreds of classrooms have undergone security upgrades. and coming up, how they could help in the case of an emergency. >>> tonight, he delivers his state of the city address. topics include the economy. read is expected to increase it early on the ballot. they are restoring the sol are you of city workers who took pay cuts due to budget shortfalls. >>> a popular oakland shortfall, a gun battle killed an 18-year-old boy and wounded three other people. that happened after the f
in the investigation into the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. san francisco police are holding a news conference this afternoon that could center on this man, dan kelly, a "person of interest" in the case who died five years ago. the boy was seen leaving school in the haight-ashbury in february of 1984. he was ten. the suspect lived across the street from the school. at the time the police searched his home but did not find anything. last week, as we first reported police returned with dogs and found small bone fragments in the basement which have been sent to a laboratory for analysis. our reporter will have more on the case in a live report in the next half hour. >> police are planning a news conference today in fairfield over the investigation of a murder of a 13-year-old girl. they have identified the body of the teen last week. the 13-year-old showed this surveillance video in fairfield on thursday afternoon at corner of grand circle four miles from the park where her naked body was discovered on friday morning. in word of any arrests in the case so far. her cousin is planning a vigil at th
about the man considered the prime suspect in the 19-84 disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins. and a look at the work being done to get the new eastern span of the bay bridge open to commuters by labor day. >> jacqueline: this live look outside the golden gate bridge. reduced visibility are around a number of places. the fog could be an issue. . well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> pam: now for a look at our top stories at eight- thirty. we are getting our first look at a 13-year old girl found dead in a fairfield park. family members tell us, genelle conway was found strangled friday morning. a day after she was reported missing from nearby suisun city. investigators have not rele
no idea who they are.no. they have no io they are. >> new details this morning in the kevin collins case. san francisco police are asking for your help in finding additional information about this man. then therrien, the man kron 4 first identified as a suspect in the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. therrien has a history of kidnapping and sexual assault involving children. in 1981 he was arrested in a fisherman's area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. he bailed out, then he was a no show at his court date. in 1982 he was arrested on that outstanding warrant, then he pleaded guilty to felony lou tax on a child. he was sentenced to six months in jail and three years' probation. >> therrien was also wanted in canada for a crime in 1973. police said they he kidnapped and sexually assaulting two children. if he was arrested and charged, but once he was released, he fled canada. if police say he was never caught because, in part, he used so many different names. >> send francisco's chief grewg suhr says that kevin collins case has long haunted him and his department. he says th
evidence if a 1984 disappearance of kevin collins, investigators have released these two to toes of the man identified at wayne jackson but he used a number of fake names including dan therrien the name he was using when he died in 1988. jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two kids in canada. he got out of prison in 1984, the same year that kevin collins was abducted at age ten. he lived a block away from where collins disappeared. >> the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, he should haven a much stronger suspect. authorities dug up the garage on masonic and found what appears to be animal bones that are tested in analyzed. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in the killer of a 13-year-old, the guardian also reported her missing last thursday evening. the girl's naked body was found friday morning at the park. investigators say an autopsy confirmed she was killed. they will not say how. police are also not releasing any information of possible suspects or suspicious vehicles. a surveillance video
in the kevin collins case. san francisco police are investigateing the 1984 disappearance of the 10-year- old boy visited his mother's home tonight. ktvu's rita williams is live in contra costa county and tells us the investigators had photos they showed to family members, rita. >> reporter: that's right julie. about 7:30 tonight, san francisco police left the concord apartment here that belongs to anne collins, kevin collin's mother. as you see in these exclusive pictures three invest investigators from the san francisco police department isn't several hours tonight talking to kevin collin's mother, two of his sisters and a brother. we know police showed them this picture of the lead suspect dan therrien who died in 1978. they also showed them what he looked like in 1974, when witnesses say they saw kevin talking to a man with a big black dog. >> i am convinced that the investigation is going in the right direction. >> reporter: that direction led them last week to dig up the concrete floor of the garage of this house on masonic where therrien lived. two different cadaver dogs alerted at the
. one of kevin collins brothers. speaks out about the recent developments in the case. police say, this man, dan therrien is a suspect in kevin's disappearance. tonight, kron four's terisa estacio sat down with stephen collins - who shared his feelings about the new information, and what he says his family might do. if they do finally find his brother's remains. >> reporter: for stephen collins. dealing with the latest developments in his brother's case - has been an emotional roller coaster. >> at first digging, can't commit, then the findings. it is hard not to imagine what happened. steven was 15 years old when kevin disappeared. he says it is difficult to deal with the fact, he worked at the kevin collins foundation, located so close to where this man dan therrian who has been identified as a person of interest lived. but steven says he is not upset at police, he realizes tools availble now where not around back then. he also says, finding kevin's remains would bring such closure to himself, his siblings and mother. he really hopes it happens for everyone's sake. terisa estaci
developments this morning in the nearly three decade old disappearance of kevin collins. we have learned the name of a key figure in the case and why police are hoping it will bring an end to this long investigation. he was just ten years old when he disappeared almost 29 years ago. last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. sergio quintana says the main person of interest in the disappearance had a rap sheet that included kidnapping. >> we were the first on the scene on tuesday when police took jack hammers into the home. our source says that is where dan lived. those sources says he went by the name kelly. he was questioned by police after kevin collins disappeared and they never searched his backyard or basement at the time. but investigators returned to the home this week and tore ust the basement floor looking for evidence. the home is across street his old school. our sources say he had a dog. the lead investigator in this cold case told abc7 reporter vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984. >> we had another adult witness telling they saw kevin in front of 1
. she got away and police are looking for the suspect. >>> in the case of kevin collins who disappeared nearly 30 years ago, san francisco police have finally identified a person of interest and today kpix 5 reporter da lin spoke to kevin's mother and gets her reaction to why it took police so long to name a suspect. >> over the years i have always said. i don't know who to be angry at. i don't know who. >> reporter: she now knows who to be angry at. she believes this man kidnapped and killed her son kevin collins 29 years ago. >> we might not get the answers and we don't have a burial for kevin. >> reporter: ann doesn't recognize the man but saying looking at his mugshot brings back all the pain and emotions of losing 10-year-old kevin who was last seen leaving basketball practice at a san francisco school. >> it's appointing he got away with this all these years. >> reporter: police say the man had a history of kidnapping and sexual assaults against boys. and he lived near where kevin disappeared in 1984. detectives say the main reason
information on the prime suspect. in the kidnapping of kevin collins. the san francisco abduction made national headlines in 19-84. just hours ago, kron4's maureen kelly spoke the man's former employer. >> reporter: dan therrien.who you see in the dmv photo.which kron4 first brought to light last week.was better known as kelly to the people at this south san francisco custom furnishing business. his longtime partner.jack chow.which you see here.worked there for close to eight years.and therrien did some contract painting work for them occasionally. the owner of the business.who didn't want to go on camera was shocked to hear that the home the couple shared in the 80's had been searched last week by cadaver dogs and sfpd cold case investigators in connection to the kevin collins disappearance. she says that the man she knew was very nice and friendly.and that therrien and chow were very much in love.a happy couple who did everything together.having been partners more than 30 years. she said therrien worked from the sunset district home that he and chow moved to in 1997. that's where the
as we bring the kevin collins case. >>this just in to the kron 4 news room kron 4 has just learned that there could be a link with a unsolved cases in an adjacent city. developing tonight -- girl found strangled in a fairfield park. kron4 has just learned, investigators in a nearby city are looking into a possible link with one of their unsolved cases. >>reporter: fairly one year ago, just 50 mi. away from fairfield. and let me show you this is near rosemont. hey body of a 13 year-old was discovered in a park. in this case, it was rosemont parka purif she di of a cross mh to the head, and is this the action. and a blunt trauma to the head. and asphyxiation. >>pam: power shore are they that these are related? >>reporter: they are not -- that shore. both of these were found begu >>pam: dan, thank you. right now, two gunmen are on the loose. they broke into a home in vallejo this morning -- then, opened fire on the people who lived there. kron4's will tran reports from the scene. >>reporter: the adult male at the house came down the stairs and ran across the two suspects. he was shot
is planned form night. >> it's a first in the kevin collins case from 30 years ago. police are naming a person of interest in the disappearance of the 10-year-old. they say that person of interest was wayne jackson. he used at least four other names including dan ferrian. he died in 2008. he had a history of kidnapping and molestation in san francisco and in canada in the years before kevin collins geared in 1984. >> when we heard his background i just got chills. , you know? in a way he got away with murder. he never had to face the court of law with almost anything he did apparently. he faces a higher court. >> investigators developed new leads in the case and that triggered a search of jackson's old house. that search turned up what appeared to be animal bones. now police are turning to the public, trying to find new leads in the case. make sure you stay here with ktvu news for all the continuing coverage of the collins case. we will bring you the latest developments on the air and online. >>> also new this morning an autopsy is planned today for the alabama gunman who held a lit
in the case of ten-year-old kevin collins, the 4th grader in 1984. police searched a home last week as we first reported digging up bone fragments in a basement believed from an animal but they were sent to the laboratory for analysis. mike nicco is here with the forecast. >> chilly in many areas. we have forecast around santa rosa and 32 and 33 in napa and 40's around oakland and san francisco and 38 in san jose. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's under sun, and this time tomorrow, it will be raining. >> southbound 680 is jammed according to our app great martinez to 242 to highway 4 with an early accident gone but still, a stalled big rig at 242 in the right lane and a new accident southbound ♪ >>> and you know that voice anywhere. josh groban, "you raise me up." and he is right here at our desk this morning. >> i'm here at the desk. what is going on? >> you're so relaxed, you didn't even shave. >> i didn't shave. i'm not even wearing pants right now. it's incredible. i'm at the big boy desk. this is so exciting. as a singer, i'm just in the music section. i feel very honored -- >>
10-year-old kevin collins disappeared after school. his case went cold. investigators now say they have new leads. he was a student at st. agnus in the haight-ashbury district of san francisco. at the time two witnesses reported seeing kevin on sonic avenue with a man sittings on a stoop with a large black dog. he was described as white, six feet tall with blond hair. investigators are focused on a man who died five years ago. he was wayne jackson. he had five different identities and a criminal record. he was convicted of child molestation in 1981. that is three years before kevin's disappearance. police recently discovered he was accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two 13-year-old boys in canada. he lived across the street from the school and he owned a large black dog. at time of course, police searched jackson's home but they didn't find anything. but last week investigators earned to that home where jackson used to live. cadaver dog a reacted to an area of the garage. that area was he can can straighted and bones were found. medical examiner says a preliminary a
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